You know it’s officially springtime when the weather starts warming up, flowers start blooming and the pollen starts attacking. One of the best things about spring is that some of my favorite fruits come back in season.Continue reading “5 dishes we love from local businesses featuring fresh strawberries”
The number of places and opportunities to get a COVID-19 shot are growing dramatically in Birmingham. Here is a rundown of newly announced locations offering vaccines we learned about just this week.Continue reading “More places offering COVID-19 vaccine throughout the Birmingham area”
Since the beginning of civilization, transportation has been the center of everything. It affects how we work, socialize and live our everyday lives. Tour 70 objects from Birmingham Museum of Art’s (BMA) permanent collection in Ways of Seeing: The Art of Travel, Trade, and Transportation to discover the necessity and joy of travel throughout different centuries and cultures.Continue reading “On display now: Travel the world in an unusual way during the Birmingham Museum of Art’s latest exhibition”
Happenings are beginning to happen again around Birmingham. From Hand in Paw’s Mutt Strut to a Montevallo Arts Fest and a new play at Virginia Samford Theatre, here’s your weekend guide for April 16-18.Continue reading “Your weekend event guide in Birmingham, April 16-18, including Mutt Strut”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 35 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, supporters of the Alabama State Parks Foundation, local corporate leaders and others gathered at Oak Mountain State Park on Thursday, to announce efforts aimed at investing millions of dollars into much-needed park improvements.Continue reading “Gov. Ivey, park supporters launch movement to improve Alabama State Parks”
Calling all lovers of plants! Spring is here and the plants are in bloom, and there’s no better time than now to head out to one of Birmingham’s stellar garden shops to get everything you need for your personal garden. We picked out 7 local garden shops that can help you exercise your green thumb this Spring!Continue reading “Spring into the season with these 7 local garden shops [Photos]”
It’s time to add another spot to your Birmingham brewery bucket list: Ferus Artisan Ales is adding a new location to Avondale. We caught up with Ferus to find out what to expect in their new location in the old Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale.Continue reading “NEW OPENING: Ferus Artisan Ales is coming to the old Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale”
Looking for a football fix? This Saturday, April 17th, football fans hit the trifecta with three springtime games including the annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola and the Alabama and Auburn A-Day games. Here are the details.Continue reading “Are you ready for some football? Magic City Classic, A-Day games on Sat. April 17”
On April 1st, we took a look at five of the Seed-Stage Startups competing in Alabama Launchpad on May 13th. But that was just seed! We also spoke to the six concept-stage startups who are gearing up for their big day on May 12th. Here’s what we learned.
Alabama Launchpad will air the Concept-Stage Virtual Finale on May 12th, so follow Alabama Launchpad on social media to stay up-to-date with all the details. To get a sneak peek at what’s happening behind the scenes, follow Alabama Launchpad on Instagram!Continue reading “6 early concept-stage startups compete for $25K at Alabama Launchpad”
It’s no secret that the pandemic has had a major impact on Birmingham. That’s why Spire is helping their Alabama customers with rent, utility and home energy expenses. Find out who can get Birmingham rental assistance + how to apply.Continue reading “How to get help with rent + utility bills in Birmingham”
Put your hands and paws together for the newly announced Petco Love program and their recent grant to Two by Two Rescue. This grant will help fund lifesaving support for animals in need in the Birmingham area.Continue reading “Two by Two Rescue gets a helping paw from Petco Love”
Is it about time to make lunch plans? Far & Wide, a well-known national travel digital publication, named a Birmingham favorite in a post titled “America’s Top 25 Taco Trucks Will Make You Hungry.” Want to know which Birmingham food truck won the title?Continue reading “Dos Hermanos is one of America’s top 25 taco trucks, according to Far & Wide”
Now that Spring has sprung, our neighbors in Oxford, Mississippi are ready to welcome visitors with open arms and a host of events. Pop-Up Oxford Spring Edition, is taking place from April 22 to May 16. Check out Visit Oxford MS’s website to start planning your trip now.Continue reading “5 ways you’ll fall in love with springtime in Oxford, MS, Apr. 22-May 26”
Founded in 1871, the City of Birmingham celebrates its 150th birthday this year. In honor of that historic milestone, check out seven of the city’s oldest stores, including one that was founded before the city itself.Continue reading “Birmingham turns 150 this year. Here are 5 of its oldest stores you should know”